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 Open Rank Extension Educator - Water and Integrated Cropping Systems (Red Willow - Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: University of Nebraska - Lincoln 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Education
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: rsm6xEnSdjICw0FZqVqK4KK9oSkv6q / Latpro-3784685 
Date posted: Apr-10-2021
State, Zip: Nebraska, 68583

Description

Open Rank Extension Educator - Water and Integrated Cropping Systems
(Red Willow County)
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Nebraska Extension has an excellent opportunity for a full-time faculty position located in McCook, NE in Red Willow County. This educator's primary responsibility is to develop and deliver educational programs and resources as an active participant in the Nebraska Water and Integrated Cropping Systems (WICS) Team within a geographic area that includes Red Willow, Frontier, Hayes, and Hitchcock Counties in Nebraska. This educator is expected to collaborate closely with colleagues, state and federal agencies, industry representatives, and crop producers to deliver precision agriculture strategies to address agronomic and management issues in irrigated and rainfed cropping systems based on the goals and objectives of the WICS Team. Recognizing that diversity within a context of inclusivity enhances creativity, innovation, impact, and a sense of belonging, the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) and Extension are committed to creating learning, research, Extension programming, and work environments that are inclusive of all forms of human diversity. We actively encourage applications from and nominations of individuals from underrepresented groups.

Required Qualifications:
• Master's degree required (completed prior to the start date) in Agronomy, Crop Science, Agricultural Mechanization, Agricultural and Biological Systems Engineering or closely related field.
• Field experience in irrigated production agriculture.
• Experience working with individuals, coworkers, and teams to accomplish individual and/or group goals, as evidenced by college, career, and/or community activities.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience using precision agriculture strategies to address agronomic and management issues in irrigated and dryland crop production.
• Successful experience in developing financial support for educational programs, including securing grants and contracts as well as cost recovery efforts.
• Outstanding leadership skills as demonstrated by roles in college, career, and/or community activities.
• Experience in the development and implementation of social media communication and education, including managing website, blog, Facebook page, and Twitter accounts for a professional organization.

Review of applications will begin May 6, 2021. Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found or search is closed.

As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.


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